Dr. Maximilian Benner
Economist and economic geographer interested in institutional and evolutionary approaches to regional development, EU-level policy transfer and translation, and Mediterranean EU enlargement and neighborhood countries
Fields of research
Maximilian Benner is an economist and economic geographer at the University of Vienna with a focus on regional development in EU enlargement and neighborhood countries. In addition to his research, he has been teaching courses on economic geography and regional development at the University of Vienna, Heidelberg University, Webster Vienna Private University, Hafen City University, and the University of Klagenfurt. He has worked as a consultant in projects funded by international donors, including in a study on export development in Cyprus, a study on agricultural innovation in Tunisia, an Interreg project for the Danube macro-region, an international support facility for innovation in the Western Balkans, and technical assistance projects on regional development in Tunisia. Further, he has worked at the European Commission's Joint Research Center in Seville. His research focuses on conceptual aspects of institutional and evolutionary economic geography with a focus on Austria and Mediterranean Europe and on the economic geography of EU enlargement and neighborhood countries with a particular focus on Israel and Tunisia.
Current research project
Articles in refereed journals
Maximilian Benner, e-Mail: post(a)maximilian-benner.eu
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